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How To: Enable Audio On A Hikvision Recorder / PCUpdated a year ago

Purpose of The Guide

This guide will show you how to activate audio on a Hikvision recorder, using a Windows or Mac computer or through DVR / IVMS 4200 Software.


Direct From DVR/NVR 

You will need to take hold of the mouse and there will be a load of icons at the top, you will need to look for this icon.

Main Stream, you will need to make sure you do this one whatever camera that supports audio and you need to make sure video and audio is selected on stream type.

Once this is done you will also need to make sure your recordings record audio also, you will need to find this icon on the NVR/DVR.


Record -> Advance, then make sure you have audio ticked, in this tick box.

To hear audio on the live feed on the camera, in the live feed if you will see a load of icons at the bottom, please make sure you have activated the audio to hear the audio.



Through Internet Explorer 

1. In the Hikvision camera web interface, go to Configuration - Video/Audio and set the video type to Video&Audio, and then go to Audio tab to set audio input to LineIn. 



2. Go to Live View tab, enable the audio output by clicking the  icon and adjust its volume.



3. Connect the camera with a NVR, and make sure its footages have been stored into the NVR.4. In the NVR web interface, go to Playback tab, enable the audio output by clicking sound icon and adjust its volume. 



Audio should now have been activated.



IVMS-4200

You will need to make sure you have you camera or NVR added to the IVMS 4200 software.

If you need to download the software it can be downloaded Here, Once downloaded you can follow this guides on how to get the devices added Here.


You will need to look for device management.

 Your page should look like this, please make sure you have the devices added if not please read above and follow the guides on how to get the devices added.

Once it been added you need to click on the cog wheel.

1. In the Hikvision camera web interface, go to Configuration - Video/Audio and set the video type to Video&Audio, and then go to Audio tab to set audio input to LineIn. 



2. Go to Live View tab, enable the audio output by clicking the  icon and adjust its volume.



3. Connect the camera with a NVR, and make sure its footages have been stored into the NVR.4. In the NVR web interface, go to Playback tab, enable the audio output by clicking sound icon and adjust its volume. 



Audio should now have been activated.


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